Video/Film , DVD in English

The general : The playhouse ; Cops

[produced by] Joseph M. Schenck.
  • New York, NY : Kino on Video ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment [distributor], ©1999.
  • 1 videodisc (75, 23, 18 min.) : sound, color and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); digitally remastered with original music scores.
  • Directors, Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman; producer, Joseph M. Schenck; a United Artists production (1st film). Directors, Buster Keaton, Eddie Cline; producer, Joseph M. Schenck (2nd-3rd film).
  • Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Charles Smith, Frank Barnes (1st work). Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox (2nd-3rd work).
  • The General (1926): A locomotive is beloved by its engineer, who sets out to win the Civil War single handedly; color tinted. The Playhouse (1921): A comedy in which Keaton plays a stage manager, an actor, a monkey and other parts. Cops (1922): A comedy of errors in which Buster Keaton attempts to win his sweetheart's hand in marriage by becoming a successful businessman. His exploits climax in a chase with an entire police precinct.
Other information
  • Series produced for video by David Shepard.
  • First work adapted from William Pittenger's The great locomotive chase.
  • Language: Originally silent with English intertitles.
Publisher's number
  • K131 DVD Kino On Video
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 42930293